Sensory perception

Harvey, Nichole (2012) Sensory perception. In: Berman, Audrey, Snyder, Shirlee, Levett-Jones, Tracy, Dwyer, Trudy, Hales, Majella, Harvey, Nichole, Luxford, Yoni, Moxham, Lorna, Park, Tanya, Parker, Barbara, Reid-Searl, Kerry, and Stanley, David, (eds.) Kozier and Erb's Fundamentals of Nursing. Pearson Australia, Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia, pp. 1088-1110.

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[Extract] An individual's senses are essential for growth, development and survival. Sensory stimuli give meaning to events in the environment. Any alteration in people's sensory functions can affect their ability to function within the environment. For example, many people have impaired sensory functions that put them at risk in the health care setting; nurses can help them find ways to function safely in this often confusing environment.

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ISBN: 978-1-4425-4169-6
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2017 00:27
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111002 Clinical Nursing: Primary (Preventative) @ 30%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1110 Nursing > 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care) @ 70%
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92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920210 Nursing @ 70%
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